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Why is the U.N. about to impose regulations on the Internet?

Wasssssup! In one month U.N. regulations hammered-out in Dubai will take effect. Can we expect blue-helmeted, jack booted brown shirts to slowly cruise our neighborhoods in Land Rovers festooned with myriad antennas? Hmmm.


Closing Statement from edward long

There are nine comments. You can read them in less time than a coling ststement would take to write. Several related posts have indicated little concern about the internet becoming significantly more regulated by the government. Oh well. Vamos a ver! Thanks for your thoughts everyone. TED Rules!

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  • Nov 2 2012: The government wants to control the internet so that people don't expose their secrets. So that sites like wikileaks don't spring up. So that people can't criticize them. They want to kill the democratic nature of the net and we need to stop them.

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